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hardmouthed

[hahrd-mouth d, -moutht] /ˈhɑrdˌmaʊðd, -ˌmaʊθt/
adjective
1.
of or relating to a horse not sensitive to the pressure of a bit.
2.
stubborn; obstinate; self-willed.
Origin
1610-1620
1610-20; hard + mouth + -ed3
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British Dictionary definitions for hard-mouthed

hard-mouthed

adjective
1.
(of a horse) not responding satisfactorily to a pull on the bit
2.
stubborn; obstinate
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